|The human factor - Wellcome Library|
This film is about how accidents in the workplace might occur. In the form of a semi-dramatic reconstruction, narrated by Maurice Denham, we see how a factory worker, Stan Berry, becomes the victim of a serious accident while at work. We arrive at the scene of the accident, an industrial work place with stacks of oil drums at the same time as the ambulance. The following sequences explore how the accident happened and who is to blame...
Keywords: Accidents, Occupational; Health education; Medical sciences; Safety education; Occupational safety; Health services; Accidents, Occupational; Medical
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|Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 4|
Part 4 opens with an intertitle describing 'Case 3' which lasts approximately 10 minutes this involves a man with a fracture of the tibia and fibula. X-rays illustrate the 'deformity'. In the operating theatre, the surgeon prepares the surgical bed (levers and winches are reminiscent of a D-I-Y work bench) then the leg is pinned and secured in place using plaster of paris. The patient returns to the ward and is held in traction...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; Accidents, Occupational; limb damage
|Recent advances in fracture treatment Part 2, Compound fractures|
This film opens with the intertitle 'The same plaster fixation which is necessary to immobilise the fracture, also controls the infection satisfactorily'. X-rays and then images of a damaged leg are seen with the bone protruding outward progress at 4 and 6 months is indicated via an x-ray. A female patient is seen pacing around in a garden. Another patient who has had their fingers 'dragged off' by a machine, demonstrates his mobility (he retans use of the thumb joint)...
Keywords: Fractures; Fractures -- history; Fractures -- rehabilitation; Prostheses and Implants; limb damage; Accidents, Occupational